China’s version of the Ivy League found itself splattered in mud this week, as top schools Peking University and Tsinghua University accused each other of turning to unsavory recruiting strategies.
This week, representatives of some 50 nations gathered in Beijing for a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People to mark a further step forward in the establishment of a Chinese-led rival to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank to be known as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
China is spending hundreds of billions of dollars annually in an effort to become a leader in biomedical research, building scores of laboratories and training thousands of scientists.
Two Chinese tech firms have clashed over a new wireless router with a special setting for pregnant women.
Last year a state-owned publisher in China contacted the Boston-based Albert Einstein Institution about acquiring the Chinese-language rights to Gene Sharp’s From Dictatorship to Democracy , a book that has inspired democratic activists around the world.
Zane Wang Zhengyu, founder and chief executive of lending company China Rapid Finance (CRF), wants to redraw the mainland's credit landscape.
Can you touch your belly button by reaching behind your back and around your waist?
Over the last decade, China has become, in the eyes of much of the world, a job-eating monster, consuming entire industries with its seemingly limitless supply of low-wage workers. But the reality is that China is now shifting its appetite to robots, a transition that will have significant consequences for China’s economy — and the world’s.
In the David-and-Goliath contest that’s shaping up between China and Kazakhstan for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Goliath isn’t just presuming victory. He’s already bought a new suit and picked out the feathers for his cap.
All over the world, the middle classes take temporary leave of their senses when they bear their first child — and especially when junior is ready to start school. We all know about China’s Tiger Mums, but as far as I can see, other countries have ferocious felines too.
Last Friday, China confirmed its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Guangdong province. The now-confirmed South Korean MERS patient, who ignored travel warnings and lied about his conditions when flying to China, had been in close contact with 77 people in the province. As of June 1, 64 have been quarantined while the 13 others remain to be found.
Amongst the click bait and propaganda released by China's Communist Party every day it's hard to find a reference to economic reform.
“If we don’t write the rules for trade around the world, guess what?” Mr. Obama warned at the headquarters of the sporting goods giant, whose wares he uses when he works out. “China will.”
Even Chinese people were bewildered by Rihanna's China-inspired gown.
China has had 35 years of hypergrowth, but now it's over. It's going to have to settle for really, really good growth instead.
For a decade, the New South China Mall -- the biggest shopping mall in the world -- has been an embarrassment for its owners and China.
Last week, the Chinese government quietly went to war against golf -- or, to be more specific, against golf courses. Two-thirds of the country's approximately 600 fairways were allegedly built in violation of a 2004 national moratorium, and Beijing is no longer willing to look the other way. On Wednesday, China's Ministry of Land and Resources shut down 66 illegally built courses nationwide, including three in Beijing. More closures could happen anytime.
In China, you can often tell what the Communist Party is thinking by watching TV.
One the knottiest problems China faces as its economy slows is a mismatch between people's education levels and the needs of an economy increasingly reliant on technology and innovation, the OECD said Friday in a report on China.
The inevitable finally happened. Last month, during a Chinese New Year dinner at a seafood restaurant in Sham Shui Po, a working-class neighborhood in Kowloon, my wife’s uncle said something that I had been asking myself for years: “You’ve lived in Hong Kong for so many years–and you still don’t speak Cantonese?”